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🌧️ More Rain is Headed our Way – Sandbags are Available

Post Date:02/13/2019 5:20 PM

As of today, February 13, periods of heavy rain are predicted over our region. With the expectation of heavy rain, it is important to remember areas within the downslope of the Canyon Fire burned areas have an increased risk of erosion, flash flooding and debris flows. Residents in the Canyon Fire burn area are asked to remain vigilant, stay alert, and monitor information sources. Those living in this area should follow city information and think about what to do should they be asked to leave their homes. 

Officials will provide a warning if possible but may only be able to alert the public with just a few minutes notice for future evacuations. It is critical that you remain vigilant and take personal responsibility for your surroundings. To learn more about winter preparedness, click here. 

Remember to Sign up for Emergency Notifications!! The City of Corona has a local notification system that will send telephone notifications to resident and business during an emergency. Only land-lines are in the system. Register your cell phone number and select if you would like to receive an additional notification by email and/or text. Visit www.CoronaCA.gov/ENS to register!

SANDBAGS ARE AVAILABLE FOR CORONA RESIDENTS 

In preparation for the upcoming storm, up to ten free pre-filled sandbags are available for Corona Residents at Santana Park.

There are also sandbags at Fire Station #5 at Canyon Crest for residents of the Canyon Fire Burn Area. 

Santana Park: 598 Santana Way
Fire Station #5: 1200 Canyon Crest Dr.

 

MANDATORY EVACUATIONS FOR RESIDENTS IN THE HOLY FIRE BURN AREA

As of February 13,  storms are anticipated for the Holy Fire burn area.

The following zones are under a MANDATORY EVACUATION ORDER. The zones MUST GO NOW: Amorose, Alberhill, Glen Eden, Glen Ivy A, Glen Ivy B, Grace, Horsethief A, Horsethief B, Laguna A, Maitri, McVicker A, Rice and Withrow A. The following zones remain under a VOLUNTARY EVACUATION WARNING. These zones SHOULD GO NOW - this is the safest time to leave: Alvarado A and Lakeside A.

A reception and care center is open at Temescal Canyon High School, located at: 28532 El Toro Road in Lake Elsinore. To check your evacuation status and for more information, go to www.RivCoReady.org/StormReady or call (951) 940-6985.

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